Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book

by Jeanette Winter

An alphabet fiesta like no other.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152059064
  • ISBN-10: 0152059067
  • Pages: 48
  • Publication Date: 09/01/2006
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

Every year Don Pedro and his family make papier-mâché skeletons, or calaveras, for Mexico's Day of the Dead fiesta. From the Angel and Doctor to the Mariachi and Unicornio, there's a special calavera for each letter of the alphabet. Come dance with them!
Includes a glossary of Spanish words and an author's note.

About the author
Jeanette Winter

JEANETTE WINTER has written and illustrated many books for children, including MAMA, The Librarian of Basra, Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book, My Name Is Georgia, and Josefina. She lives in New York City.


"Visually exciting."--Kirkus Reviews

"This striking celebration of an intriguing tradition will be welcomed by teachers, librarians, and Mexican American families."--Booklist